Work is wrapping up on Maverick, a 20-story two-building residential development at 215 West 28th Street in Chelsea. Designed by DXA Studio and developed by HAP Investments, the 250-foot-tall reinforced concrete structures yield a combined 162,834 square feet and 87 condominium units, as well as 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing and Fredrik Eklund’s and John Gomes’ Eklund | Gomes team are responsible for sales and marketing for the residences, with Alex Lundqvist as the sales director in charge. The property is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues across from the Fashion Institute of Technology campus, in a stretch of the street that has seen a tremendous amount of vertical transformation with new offices and homes being built in the vicinity.
Façade installation is getting close to completion on The Cortland, a 25-story residential building at 555 West 22nd Street in West Chelsea. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Related Companies, the structure will yield 144 residential units spread over 250,000 square feet, for an average of 2,245 square feet. Related Sales LLC and CORE are the co-sales and marketing agents for the property, which is located along West Street across from Hudson River Park between West 22nd and West 23rd Streets. Sales will launch early this year and homes range from studios to five-bedroom layouts, along with a collection of exclusive penthouses.
Construction has topped out on 241 West 28th Street, a 22-story two-tower residential project in Chelsea. Designed by COOKFOX for MAG Partners, Atalaya, Safanad, and Qualitas, the 235-foot-tall, 400,000-square-foot development will yield 480 residential units with 30 percent reserved for low- and middle-income households. King Contracting Group is in charge of brickwork and Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the complex, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. MAG Partners acquired the Midtown, Manhattan property in December 2018 when it was still an open-surface parking lot and established a 99-year ground lease with Edison Properties.
Excavation is progressing at 308 West 43rd Street, the site of a two-building residential development in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Taconic Partners under the 311 West 42nd Street Associates LLC, the 373,133-square-foot development will yield 321 apartments averaging 839 square feet apiece as well as 25,202 square feet of retail space. Triton Construction is serving as the general contractor for the property, which is located between West 42nd and 43rd Streets and Eighth and Ninth Avenues, directly north of the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Work is continuing to take shape on the expansion of the Tiffany & Co. flagship store at 727 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster, the scope involves a three-story steel-framed structural addition that rises above the original flat roof line of the world famous jewelry brand’s 72-year-old Art Moderne building. CallisonRTKL is the architect of record, Peter Marino Architects is handling the interior renovations, Mace is the owners rep, and Structure Tone is the general contractor for the project, which now stands 11 stories tall at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street.